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Date: 1867 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the state’s township grid, lakes, rivers, railroads, as well as the locations of towns, counties and the reservatio...

Photograph

Townsend House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Townsend House and grounds with elaborate birdhouse in foreground.

Photograph

Lake Mendota

Date: 1874 before

Description: View across Lake Mendota toward Bascom Hall from 2-16 Langdon Street.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse drawn vehicles are parked along the roadside and pedestrians can be seen walking and riding bicycles on the unpaved street. Business signs read: "Noa...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: One of "Three different views of the World's Fair at Philadelphia" mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." On the stereograph itself is...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: High School and Manual Training School. Crowd of people gathered on lawn in front of building.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

Map or Atlas

Onalaska Sanborn Map

Date: 1894-05 

Description: Sheet 5 of a Sanborn map of Onalaska featuring the Island Lumber Company.

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

Drawing

Astor House

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Winter scene of the third Wisconsin State Capitol looking west from King Street. By the turn of the century, the trees in the Capitol had grown tall and on...

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix County Court House with six people standing in front of it.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Grand Rapids.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...

Date: 1880 

Description: A hand-colored, sectional map of Wisconsin showing the township grid, railroads, counties, towns, cities, villages, and the Menomonee, Oneida, Flambeau, an...

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